Emergency Procedures

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ABANDONING SHIP

General responsibilities:
Master :
Overall command - leading and guiding from the “top”
Chief Officer :
Coordinating embarking of the rescue vessels (lifeboat, rescue boat, life raft etc.)
Third Officer and Pumpman :
Assisting Chief Officer
Second Officer :
Assisting Master, maintaining a written record of events during the response, Radio Officer for emergency communication
Chief Engineer :
Coordinating and ensuring power supply and availability of technical equipment, maintaining engineering service as long as required
Crew :
Acting as per muster list and upon order

Actions to be carried out:
?Activate VDR recording modus by pressing "Save" button on the device
?Sound "Abandon ship signal"
?Muster at the station and count for people - initiate search if somebody is missing
?Instruct crew to put on inflatable lifejackets and wear adequate and warm clothing
?Bring immersion suits and SOLAS lifejackets to the survival craft (wear if rescue boat)
?Bring additional provision and freshwater to survival craft
?Prepare survival crafts for launching
?Update vessel's position in radio room, GMDSS Station and other automatic distress transmitter ?Send distress message upon order of the master
?Inform company and other relevant parties (vessel in vicinity etc.)
?Activate EPIRB
?Transfer radar transponder into survival craft
?Save all necessary documents incl. this checklist
?Manoeuvre vessel in a proper position and stop engine
?Embark all persons and launch survival craft upon order of the master
?After rescue, inform Company

Evidence to be collected:
?Deck Log

COLLISION

General responsibilities:
Master :
Overall command - leading and guiding from the “top”; Activating VDR recording mode
Chief Officer :
Coordinating the scene on deck (ensuring closed condition, sounding of ballast tanks, re-pumping of ballast where appropriate, closing of leakagesif possible,
Third Officer and Bosun :
Assisting Chief Officer, providing

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